Ceftobiprole medocaril

Trade Name: 
Zeftera
Manufacturer/Distributor: 
Janssen-Ortho
Classification: 
Cephalosporin antibiotic
ATC Class: 
J01DI01 Ceftobiprole medocaril
Status: 
discontinued
Date Marketed in Canada (yyyy/mm/dd): 
2010/04/16
Presentation: 
Vial for injection: 500 mg; DIN: 02313103
Comments: 
Discontinued in Canada following regulatory recommendations in the United States and the European Union to not approve Zeftera. Further information can be obtained from the Health Canada Advisories, Warning and Recalls website (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/advisories-avis/prof/_2010/index-eng.php).